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war taken from those States, now continued in Washington and New York harbor, will be released on taking the prescribed oath of allegiance to the United States, or an oath not to engage in arms against the United States. Of those confined in this city the 37 here named will be released as above. Townsend Hobbs, W. Lafin, R. G. Alford, D. D. Fiquaet, S. S. Green, David Porter. G. A. Thomas, Thos. Anderson, A. C. Ferrill, J. A. Winfield, J. R. Payne, W. James, A. Bomamdier, F. Ward, W. A. Wilson, C. Long, R. B. Boone, R. Walker, Wm. T. Thompson. W. Johnson, W. Burrows, J. N. McFall, Geo. Banker, J. Carlin, J. O'Brien. S. Garritt, L. Rielk, W. A. Barron, G. H. Gamling, J. Leadbetter, A. J. Smith, J. F. Grayson, R. Pinckney, W. J. N. Barton, Geo. Larrabee, J. T. Elliott, Geo. Miller. Col. Loomis, commanding at Fort Columbus, will, in connection with Lieut. Colonel Burke, select twenty from among the prisoners of war under their charge, to make up the number indicated. The priso
&c.&c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Portsmouth, Oct. 21, 1861. On last Saturday the "Virginia Defenders," a volunteer company belonging to this place, received a flag from the ladies of the city.--The presentation speech was made by James Barron Hope, Esq. It was worthy his high reputation — classical, ornate, and eminently appropriate. It was received in behalf of the company by Lieut. J. H. Gaylee, whose address evinced fine abilities as a speaker. Samuel Mr. Wilson, Esq., in a card in this morning's paper, withdraws his name as a candidate for Congress. This will be regretted by a large number of the voters. It is regarded by many as very desirable that a reliable State- rights man should be secured at this time to take part in the councils of the next Congress — Such Mr. W. is known to be, while his fine talents, and his practical business character, would make him stand prominent among the intelligent and efficient men who, we trust will compose